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How long do you have to live in a state to get state preference for med schools?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by batman1983, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. batman1983

    batman1983 10+ Year Member

    Mar 4, 2007

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    UC Berkeley
    Extracir= 1 yr volunteering at Hospital and with Sports Medicine Program, many jobs (had to support myself and family during college), fraternity, government organization, created tutoring company, lots of tutoring experience
    Biggest Negative= Lack of research experience due to the fact that I had to work 30-40 hr/week for jobs

    I just received a job offer from an investment bank in NYC, and was thinking about taking it so that I could get instate preference for med schools in the New York/New Jersey area. Does anyone now how long you have to live in these areas to get state residency. Like probably many of you, I am a CA resident, and applied to 30+ schools for 2006/2007 cycle. Unfortunately, I have not received any interviews, and am thinking of taking this job offer, while reapplying for next year. Does the instate requirements vary per school, and if so, what are the usual requirements? Thanks for the help.

    ..-Frustrated Premed Applicant.
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  3. armybound

    armybound future urologist. Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    Jan 1, 2007
    holy repost, batman!
  4. nutster

    nutster Rarrr! 5+ Year Member

    Jun 20, 2006
    Your avatar says it all :laugh: :laugh:

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